Remaking cities : an introduction to urban metrofitting /

"Unprecedented challenges await the future of the world's cities. Accelerating population pressure, climate change, food insecurity, poverty and geopolitical instability - in the face of such problems our current attempts at producing a sustainable agenda for the world's cities appear...

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Main Author: Fry, Tony,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London, UK ; Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
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  • Preface
  • Introduction Part I: Contexts of Change: the limits of how we see cities today
  • 1. Cities Now
  • 2. Understanding the City as a Designing Event
  • 3. What Designs a City?
  • 4. The City, Humanity & Time
  • 5. Urban Imperatives
  • 6. New Imaginaries & the City
  • 7. Other Worlds are Coming
  • 8. Post-Sustainability Part II Contexts of Action
  • 9. Metrofitting: Take Two
  • 10. Metrofitting, Thinking Otherwise
  • 11. Unlearning & Learning
  • 12. Metrofitting & the De-signing of Design
  • 13. Metrofitting & Urban Design Fictions
  • 14. Space, Time, Dwelling & Movement
  • 15. Metrofitting and Being in the City Part III Introduction to the case studies
  • Cincinnati Case Study
  • New Cairo Case Study Selected Bibliography
  • Index.